1. Reasons to Rent a Home

    Most people get to a certain point in life where they realize they would much rather live in a house instead of an apartment. Perhaps they’ve accumulated too many belongings and they need more space, or maybe they want to move in with a significant other and a house just makes more sense. Whatever…Read More

  2. What to Look for In a Great Apartment

    When it comes time to find a new place to live, you may be eager to start your apartment search. However, your excitement can quickly start to dwindle if you’re having trouble finding just the right place. When looking for a new apartment, it’s important to have an idea of what you’re looking …Read More

  3. How to Decorate Your First Apartment

    Moving into your first apartment is a big step, especially if you’re taking the independent path and living on your own. That being said, going from sharing a space with roommates or family to having an entire living space to yourself can feel overwhelming and exciting at the same time, as you fin…Read More

  4. Pet Restriction Considerations

    As a property owner or rental manager, you have to make a lot of decisions regarding the rules and regulations of your rental property. One of the biggest decisions you will have to make is whether or not to allow pets. Should you decide to allow pets on your rental property, you will need to look i…Read More

  5. Pros and Cons of Month-to-Month Leases

    As the property owner/manager of an apartment complex, you have a lot to consider regarding your leasing agreement. In addition to the standard safety and liability clauses and the decision of whether or not to allow your tenants to have pets, you will also need to consider whether or not to offer y…Read More

  6. What to Do About Tenants With Pet Allergies: Part Two

    When you are the property owner or manager of a rental home or apartment complex that is pet-friendly, one concern you may have is how to keep all your tenants happy, especially if some of them have pet allergies. As the property owner, it’s your responsibility to make reasonable accommodations fo…Read More

  7. What Your Landlord ISN’T Responsible For

    When you move into a new rental, it’s important to have an idea of what you and your landlord are each responsible for as far as maintenance goes. If you’ve lived in rental properties or apartments in the past, there’s a good chance you will notice a few similarities between the different plac…Read More

  8. What to Do About Tenants With Pet Allergies: Part One

    Many property owners debate whether or not to allow pets in their rental property for various reasons. That being said, if you do decide to allow pets in your rentals, you may have to deal with tenants who have pet allergies at some point or another. When this happens, you may be wondering what you …Read More

  9. Renovation Ideas for Your Rental Property

    As a rental property owner, it’s your job to manage the upkeep and renovations of your property. In an effort to save money, some property managers may only repaint the walls or clean the carpets between tenants. However, over time, doing the bare minimum could leave you struggling to find quality…Read More

  10. How to Eliminate Bad Smells From Your Rental Property

    Whether you’re the property owner or you’re a brand new tenant, the last thing you want is to move into a new apartment or home and have to endure weird smells leftover from the previous tenant. As the property owner, it’s your responsibility to make sure your property is cleaned thoroughly be…Read More